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Gladys, a six-week-old baby gorilla, at the Cincinnati Zoo. She was abandoned by her mother at the Gladys Porter Zoo, and the Cincy Zoo staff agreed to take her in. They care for her 24 hours a day. Listed as critically endangered and federally endangered

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A teenage girl sleeps while marathoners run by her house in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A teenage girl sleeps with her dog while marathoners run by her house in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A federally endangered Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) named Lucy at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.

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Cole Sartore sleeps jammed next to rolls of background paper on a road trip.

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A radio-collared lioness and her cub wake up at dusk on their treetop perch in the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore stops for a quick nap with a lion, tranquilized by researchers, in Uganda’s Albertine Rift.

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A Galapagos sea lion(Zalophus wollebaeki) sleeps beneath the surface, near Bartholomew Island, Galapagos National Park.

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Quinceanera party at Our Lady of Guadalupe church, Salt Lake City, Utah. The celebration is a traditional rite of passage for 15-year-old Hispanic girls.

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Volunteers go catatonic at the snap of a hypnotist’s fingers at the Iowa state fair.

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A dog sleeps after receiving an ear mark tattoo at the Military Working Dog (MWD) unit of Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

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A twelve year-old girl coming out of surgery after getting her tonsils removed.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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A twelve year-old girl recovers after surgery to remove her tonsils.

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Siblings asleep in the car on the way home from an outing.

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